pull faces (at someone)

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pull faces (at someone)

To make distorted, silly, or humorous facial expressions (at someone) for one's own or someone else's amusement. I get great laughs out of my nieces and nephews by pulling faces at them. Mom, tell Billy to quit pulling faces, he's really annoying me!
See also: face, pull
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I have always felt that she does not like me and my son has informed me she pulls faces behind my back.
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He says you're such a clever boyWhen homework is on time, Pulls faces behind your mother's back Does stupid things with mime, Brags to all about you Each moment of the day, Carries you on his shoulders, Let's you go out to play.
Actor Jude Law laughs, jokes and pulls faces as he meets on-screen son Max in the remake of the 1966 Michael Caine classic Alfie.